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You can help us - by making a donation to the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF)We are proud of the work we do, explaining...

New BNF Task Force report - Nutrition and development

Nutrition and development: short and long term consequences for health The Foundation held a conference to launch its...

How much physical activity do I need?

Physical activity plays a central role in keeping us healthy, so it is very important to be physically active on a regular...

A healthy, varied diet

What is a healthy diet? Apart from breastmilk as a food for babies, no single food contains all the essential nutrients the...

Still 5 A DAY?

Friday 4th April 2014 A number of news reports this week have suggested that the current recommendation of five 80g...

Have an egg-cellent Easter

Just as with many other occasions throughout the year, food plays a big part in Easter celebrations, even more so as Easter...

Diet, nutrition and schoolchildren: An update

BNF has published a review on 'Diet, nutrition and schoolchildren' which is available to download free of charge...

Vitamin D: Needs, intake and status – A European Perspective

Tuesday 20th May The Royal College of Surgeons of England 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Field London WC2A 3PE 13.30-16.30 Chair...

Tips for a healthy heart

Heart disease and stroke Eating a healthy diet can reduce your risk of suffering from heart disease and stroke - the major...

Nutrition Science Communication Awards

The Awards comprise a commemorative certificate, presented at the prestigious BNF Annual Day, and a prize to support the...

Tip of the day

  • Increasing your fruit and vegetable intake is a lot easier than you might think! Try to incorporate at least one portion with every meal you have (including snacks): a banana with breakfast, a handful of grapes mid-morning, an apple or side salad with your lunch, carrot sticks and low-fat dip mid-afternoon and a serving of vegetables with your evening meal.

Of the following, what do you think is the most important barrier to eating healthily?